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Active ingredients: solifenacin
What it is used for
Vesicare is indicated for the treatment of overactive bladder with symptoms of urge urinary incontinence, urgency or increased urinary frequency.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Round, light pink film coated tablet marked with the Yamanouchi logo and "151" on one side
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient solifenacin
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
Urinary incontinence - MyDr.com.au
Urinary incontinence (bladder leakage or bladder control problems) is when you accidently leak urine or lose control of your bladder. It becomes more common with age, but isn’t a routine part of ageing.
Read more on myDr website
Stress and Urge Urinary Incontinence in Women - Australasian Menopause Society
Normal bladder function is represented by:a frequency 4-6 per day (0-1 at night);1-2 cups of urine (250-500mls) are passed;voiding can be deferred until convenient;urine is passed in a steady continuous stream until bladder is emptyno leakage between visits to the toilet.There are two main types of urinary incontinence: stress and urge incontinence. In some instances both types of incontinence can occur though the cause for each is different.Stress and Urge Urinary Incontinence in Women
Read more on Australasian Menopause Society website